Super Security in Washington has People Spooked July 4th; Be On Your Toes

“They had a huge fence around the DC area and around the National Mall on July 4, 2014, to funnel people through security checkpoints (I ended up having to go through 6 just to get to the central area of the national mall, which is funny because if I’d gone through the Smithsonian Station, I wouldn’t have had to deal with that bullshit unless I wanted to see the Memorials). The sad part is that they had a maze of fencing and checkpoints just to get to any of the war memorials. The checkpoints were TSA-style, complete with BOTH bag checks and wand-to-body checks. If for some reason you set off the wand scanner, they pulled you aside and gave a choice of leaving the area or getting a full pat-down…complete with a canine on your heels. Some of those dogs were NOT friendly. There were also military patrols all over DC…

via Super Security in Washington has People Spooked July 4th; Be On Your Toes.

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